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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Monday, 25 May 2015

1748  Joseph Schuster, composer on this day in history.  

1757  On this day in history jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67  

1772  On August - 11 explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000  

1772  The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general on August - 11.  

1772  Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general on this day in history.  

1778  Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement on this day in history.  

1780  On August - 11 barbados hurricane begins  

1786  On this day in history captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia  

1794  Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1799  Joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist on August - 11.  

1804  On August - 11 francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria  

1805  Pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament on August - 11.  

1807  David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849 on this day in history.  

1811  On August - 11 judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6]  

1820  On August - 11 janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56  

1823  On this day in history charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe)  

1824  On this day in history new South Wales is constituted a Crown colony.  

1828  On this day in history edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909  

1832  On this day in history thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1833  On this day in history robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill)  

1835  On August - 11 george B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal  

1836  Cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician on this day in history.  

1837  Marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated on August - 11.  

1844  Jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63 on August - 11.  

1852  On this day in history nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70  

1858  First ascent of the Eiger on August - 11.  

1858  Christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929) on this day in history.  

1860  Nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on August - 11.  

1860  On this day in history nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)  

1860  On August - 11 alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie)  

1860  On this day in history james Wilson, politician  

1862  Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on this day in history.  

1863  On August - 11 french protectorate over Cambodia is established.  

1863  Cambodia becomes French protectorate on August - 11.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  On August - 11 birth of mary of York, English princess (d. 1482)  

1600  On this day in history birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer was born on August - 11.  

1635  On this day in history birth of thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus)  

1667  Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743) was born on August - 11.  

1673  Richard Mead, London, physician was born on this day in history.  

1718  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on this day in history.  

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on August - 11.  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  Death of Magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303) on August - 11.  

0449  On August - 11 death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on August - 11.  

0897  Death of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on August - 11.  

1180  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on this day in history.  

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on August - 11.  

1204  On this day in history death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)